West Bank July 2014

PRESS RELEASE: As the Israeli offensive continues in Gaza, clashes in the West Bank, on top of several weeks of raids and arrests by Israeli forces, are taking a heavy toll on the already fragile psychological wellbeing of Palestinians.

Twenty-nine-year-old doctor Hannah Spencer, from Surrey, arrived back in the UK yesterday after three weeks fighting the Ebola epidemic in West Africa with MSF.

Cholera Juba South Sudan

Communities and displaced people living in congested camps are at high risk of contracting cholera in South Sudan.

PRESS RELEASE: MSF strongly condemns the 28th July attack on Gaza City’s Al Shifa hospital, where an MSF surgical team is working.


Visit our projects around the world and see what we really do. This month we look to the resurgence of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, people displaced by the conflict in Central African Republic, our four missing colleagues in Democratic Republic of Congo, donating blood in Mali and migrants in Mexico.

Since the start of the war, several Palestinian members of the MSF team in Gaza have taken refuge in our offices. Here, one man tells his story.

Gulan Camp Khost Province Afghanistan 2014

Anthony Pedsizay, MSF medial referent in Gulan refugee camp, describes the urgent needs of the massive influx of refugees from Pakistan.

Niger. "Mamans lumières" programme

The “Mamans Lumière” (mothers of light) are at the centre of a strategy to prevent acute malnutrition in the community itself. In the programme, families take responsibility for improving the nutritional condition of children who are at risk of suffering acute malnutrition.


Two car bombs exploded in towns in northern Syria on 26th July – one in Atmeh and the other in Azaz – causing large numbers of civilian casualties, including an MSF Syrian staff member. MSF strongly condemns these deadly attacks on civilians.

MSF doctor Tim Jagatic talks about the stigma associated with Ebola and whether or not it could spread beyond West Africa.

Opinion and Debate: The EU commissioner might be right about the 'new normal', but it isn't a reason to lose focus on saving lives argues Michiel Hofman.

Myanmar, Dawei - MSF treats first CMVR patients with oral drug

PRESS RELEASE: MSF welcomes the announcement by the Union Government of Myanmar and the Rakhine State Government that MSF will be allowed to resume operations in Rakhine State, after it was forced to halt medical activities in February

Iraq - Medical care for those displaced by fighting in areas between Dohuk and Mosul

PRESS RELEASE: Intense shelling and aerial assaults in northern and central Iraq have hit hospitals and other medical facilities, some supported by MSF, depriving civilians of much needed medical care.

Follow three MSF doctors as they patch-up the wounded and attempt to save lives during a 12-hour shift in the emergency department of Al Shifa hospital in Gaza.

HIV care in Myanmar

PRESS RELEASE: For the first time patients in Myanmar have begun to receive treatment for CMV retinitis, a neglected opportunistic disease associated with HIV/AIDS.